Commission Meeting Minutes — April 11, 2017        Certified April 18, 2017

 

Crawford County Commission met pursuant to adjournment with these members present: Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner; Rob Cummings, Commissioner District 1; Jared Boast, Commissioner District 2; John Martin, County Clerk; and the following proceedings were had to viz;

 

Attendees at the beginning of the meeting included Ryan Storz, Danny Brown, Diana Lea, Amy England, Pat Schwent, Kellie Vestal, Kerry Summers, and Kenny McGraw.

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:07 a.m.

 

9:12 a.m.:  Woodrow Martin entered the meeting. Rob Cummings made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Agenda of April 11, 2017.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders – Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

 

9:12 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Minutes for the open and closed sessions of March 28, 2017.  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

 

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders –Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

 

9:13 a.m.:  Mail reviewed.

 

9:16 a.m.:  Kerry Summers left the meeting.  Robert Kramer entered.

 

9:18 a.m:  Kerry Summers returned to the meeting.  Commissioners signed Assessor’s monthly report.

 

9:23 a.m.:  Danny Brown exited.

 

9:27 a.m.:  Danny Brown returned.  Diana Lea exited.

 

9:28 a.m.:  Citizens participation offered.  Pat Schwent inquired about office closures on Good Friday.  Commissioners stated that office closures were up to each officer.  Kerry Summers stated that he and Pat Schwent were having issues with billing statements as printed by the DevNet software, that he was looking for a new vehicle for his office, and that he would be unable to abate taxes from CAT Financial previously questioned by Jared Boast.

 

9:35 a.m.:  Pat Schwent left the meeting.

 

9:40 a.m.:  Dustin Bly entered the meeting.

 

9:45 a.m.:  Jared Boast related problems with CenturyLink/CenturyTel digging up roadway on Witzke Road, Melody Lane, and areas of Jake’s Prairie.  Old Business tended to by clerk.

 

9:55 a.m.:  Dustin Bly discussed health insurance renewal numbers.  County had prepared for 20% increase, provider returned numbers with 18.3% increase for 2017-2018.  No decisions made by commission; tabled until next week for further discussion.

 

10:07 a.m.:  Kellie Vestal exited.

 

10:30 a.m.:  Dustin Bly and Woodrow Martin left the meeting.

 

10:35 a.m.:  First quarter budget review.

 

10:47 a.m.:  Robert Kramer complained of partying on Brickey Slab Bridge near Westover Road.  He asked commissioners to block county right of way with boulders so that cars could not park there.  He was told that the roadway near the bridge is owned by the Forestry Service, and that the easement granted to the county did not allow for that action.  He was instructed to stay in contact with law enforcement agencies and the Forestry Service to have them monitor the problem.

 

11:05 a.m.:  Robert Kramer exited the meeting.  Commissioners reviewed and signed bills.

 

11:15 a.m.:  Amy England left the meeting.

 

11:28 a.m.:  Ryan Storz left the meeting.

 

11:55 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to adjourn the March 28, 2017 meeting of the Crawford

County Commission.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

 

The Commission adjourned to meet April 11, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

 

                                                

Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner